Originally named biblion, the blog app intended to be suitable for site-level company and project blogs, is now known as pinax-blog.

Pinax Ecosystem

This app was developed as part of the Pinax ecosystem but is just a Django app and can be used independently of other Pinax apps.

To learn more about Pinax, see


Install the development version:

pip install pinax-blog

Add pinax-blog to your INSTALLED_APPS setting. Add dependency pinax-images to your INSTALLED_APPS setting as well. Also add the sites framework if you don't already use it:

    # ...
    # ...


Run the migration python migrate

Add entry to your

urlpatterns = [
    # ...
    url(r"^blog/", include("", namespace="pinax_blog")),
    url(r"^ajax/images/", include("pinax.images.urls", namespace="pinax_images")),
    # ...


  • django-appconf>=1.0.1
  • pytz>=2016.6.1
  • Pillow>=3.0.0
  • Markdown>=2.6.5
  • Pygments>=2.0.2
  • pinax-images>=2.0.0

Optionally, if you want creole support for a mark up choice:

pip install creole

NOTE: the creole package does not support Python 3